Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Collection Survey

Hamiltons Gap Beach

Hamiltons gap

23 November 2019

Awhitu Beachcare

Christine Schofield

Overview

B

9

13.5

10

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

348

Products

695

6745

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 681 414
Resin pellets B N/A
Other Plastic 1 1
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 545 248
Toys, balls & party poppers 1 1
Syringes 1 N/A
Straws 1 1
Shotgun wadding & shells 5 6
Rope 4 18
Plastic vehicle parts 5 16
Plastic bags 2 11
Pens 3 10
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 10 4
Food wrappers 1 2
Food containers 23 21
Fishing gear 7 24
Strapping bands 2 1
Bottle seals & tabs 9 5
Bottle neck rings 3 1
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 56 39
Plastic sheeting 2 5
Wood 8 6325
Processed timber & pallet crates 8 6325
Foamed Plastic 3 5
Other Foamed Plastic 1 3
Polystyrene cups or food packs 1 1
Foam sponge 1 1
Rubber 3 1
Other Rubber 3 1
Materials
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